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This course prepares students for the SAT Test.  It is designed to reduce anxiety and increase test scores.  Students will learn what types of questions to expect and how to apply test-taking strategies to improve their performance.    

SAT Test Date:  November 5th
 **Register by October 7th**

An SAT workbook is included.  

If you have any questions, contact the Commed office and we will be happy to assist you. We can be reached at 978-251-5151 or via email at commed@chelmsford.k12.ma.us


About our instructor:
Bethany Carlson has been teaching SAT preparation strategies for over 20 years.  The test has changed, but she firmly believes that SAT preparation allows students to reduce their worries and focus on more important things.  Her educational background is in engineering, and she has written curriculum, taught robotics, and tested the dynamic behavior of bridges.  In her spare time, she wears a funny hat as a volunteer for Destination Imagination.

SAT Preparation — Verbal
  • This 7-week course prepares students for the SAT Verbal test by analyzing the types of SAT verbal questions and developing test-taking strategies. You will increase your vocabulary through direct study, word analysis and by practicing test taking through extensive use of SAT tests. SAT workbook included. Bring a pencil and pen to class. Instructor: Bethany Carlson
  • About our Instructor:
  • Bethany has taught SAT prep for almost 20 years. At Achieva College Prep Center in San Francisco, she developed original curriculum. Later, Bethany mastered and delivered proprietary techniques for Taming the SAT and Kaplan. When working, she combines the best practices from all of them to create student-centered lessons.
  • Bethany's experience teaching for several companies has given her a variety of tools to help young people study and reduce their test anxiety. She is thoroughly familiar with the recent content and scoring changes to the SAT. Perhaps most importantly, she knows how to keep high school students awake and engaged in multi-hour SAT lessons.

SAT Preparation — Math
This 7-week course prepares students for the SAT Math test. The course assignments are designed to reduce anxiety and increase test scores. Students will learn what types of questions to expect and how to apply test-taking strategies to improve their performance. SAT workbook included. Bring a pencil, pen and graphing calculator to class. Instructor: Bethany Carlson.

About Our Instructor:
Bethany has taught SAT prep for almost 20 years. At Achieva College Prep Center in San Francisco, she developed original curriculum. Later, Bethany mastered and delivered proprietary techniques for Taming the SAT and Kaplan. When working, she combines the best practices from all of them to create student-centered lessons.

Bethany's experience teaching for several companies has given her a variety of tools to help young people study and reduce their test anxiety. She is thoroughly familiar with the recent content and scoring changes to the SAT. Perhaps most importantly, she knows how to keep high school students awake and engaged in multi-hour SAT lessons.

In addition, when Bethany teaches SAT math preparation, she tailors content review and strategy instruction to students' test goals. A student who is very close to a perfect math score needs different preparation than a student who is starting from a below-average score

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